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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Pumps also ran dry in the Kent towns of Rochester, Maidstone, Dover, Canterbury and Tunbridge Wells.
While truckers and farmers blockaded refineries, petrol stations ran dry, tempers soared and panic buying raged.
She lost her job as deputy co-ordinator for a Kids' Club in Liverpool two weeks-ago after funding ran dry and said she had been nervous about her future.